Long time no see

I noticed my last post dates about one month ago, definitely too long! A lot has been happening lately: I have been working all summer on my project and, as a bonus, my husband has started studying for a distant learning MBA. This means I have more childcare duties and less time/energy to write posts […]

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Kumpula's Women Network: spring event

Last week the Kumpula's Women Network (see previous post) had a nice spring event at Helsinki Observatory, in the City Centre. Two lectures in Finnish were held by Eva Isaksson, astronomy librarian who's passionate about women in science, and Päivi Harjunpää, head of the Observatory. After a pleasant lunch, the head guide Paula Kyyrö showed us the […]

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The Students' Seminar: what, who and why

Last year I became a chair to the longlasting Students' Seminar (*), together with my colleague Anssi Mirka, at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Helsinki. The seminar takes place almost every week of the study periods, usually in room B321 of Exactum, Kumpulan Kampus. Speakers and audience are usually formed by undergrad […]

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